CaberWood MDF; perfect for all applications

What’s the difference between CaberWood MDF Pro and CaberWood MDF Trade? CaberWood MDF Pro is denser and ideal for intricate routing while CaberWood MDF Trade is a lighter MDF board, suitable for situations where lighter weight is a requirement. What... View Article

Save the date: Decorex International 6 – 9 October 2019

Decorex International will make its debut at Olympia London this year, from the 6-9 October, marking an exciting new chapter in the show’s 42-year history. Offering a showcase of the very latest in high-end design, an exceptional speaking programme and... View Article

ISG top the contractors league table for July

Topping the Barbour ABI Top 50 contractor league table for July 2019 is ISG with nine contracts awarded valued at a total of £425 million. In second place is Wates Construction, moving up eight places with seven contract awards at... View Article

Humans of Construction at London Build 2019

This November will see London Build once again take over the Olympia London, bringing together over 25,000 construction professionals across two days for the largest built environment show for London. This incredible event will also host the largest ever meeting... View Article

STA System for safer truss bracing

One of the major problems facing the housebuilding industry is how to safely fix bracing timbers to roof trusses, according to Safety Platforms. The company’s STA System is a bespoke access system which makes truss-bracing safer, easier and faster. Fixing... View Article

Eliminating risk through design

By Nick Atkinson, Director at Ambar Kelly According to HSE, falls continue to be the biggest cause of fatal injury in Britain’s workplaces. From 2017-18 data, 26% of workplace fatalities – about 37 per year – resulted from a fall... View Article

Kingspan TEK villas are ready for the summer sun

The Kingspan TEK Building System has been used to construct five luxury villas at the Porth Veor Manor Hotel near Newquay – providing the perfect seaside spot for holiday makers. The mid-19th Century manor sits in two acres of terraced... View Article

Therma V R32 Split launched by LG

Designed specifically for the new build and housing renovation markets, the highly efficient Therma V R32 Split is a versatile solution that can deliver effective space heating and hot water supply. The new model employs the low Global warming Potential... View Article

A digital future for housing management

Lee McDougall, Director at architecture and building consultancy practice AHR, discusses how housing estate management should turn towards data and digital modelling to drive efficiency and ensure high service standards are maintained. Registered social housing providers face three key pressures... View Article